Here are potential short answer questions: (YOUR ANSWERS WILL NEED TO BE AT LEAST 2 PARAGRAPHS LONG)
1. Members of the Adams family played significant roles in the period from 1763 to 1801. Discuss the contributions of this
family to the movement for independence, explaining why their actions were of such great importance.
2. Why did Britain's colonies find it necessary to break away from their mother country in the late 18th century? What was
the most significant development in the series of events that led to independence?
3. After Independence the new nation still faced many difficulties. How did America work to resolve the political and
economic problems it faced in the 1780's and early 1790's? What was the most significant outcome of these efforts?
Here are key terms for the next exam. All terms come from what was discussed in class.
||Treaty of Paris (1763)
|Proclamation of 1763
||Sam Adams & John Hancock
||Boston Tea Party
||General George Washington
||1st & 2nd Continental Congress
||Saratoga & Yorktown
|Declaration of Independence
|Treaty of Paris (1783)
|President George Washington
||Bill of Rights
||Funding & Assumption
|Interpreting the Constitution
||1st PArty System
||Alien & Sedition Acts
|Election of 1800
||Burr vs Hamilton